Personal Support Worker - Outreach
Guelph Independent Living
Guelph, ON
19h ago

Job Description

You can make a difference in the lives of adults with physical disabilities who have chosen to maintain their independence by living in their own homes with pride and dignity.

Assistance from a professional and friendly Worker is a key component to providing this quality service. It isn't an easy job, so only exceptional, caring people need apply.

We are currently looking to fill immediately :

  • Full Time Contract 30-35 hours per week (availability for Mon-Thurs and every other weekend)
  • Part Time Contract - 10-20 hours per week (morning / day time shifts - available every other weekend)
  • Part Time Contract - 20-25 hours per week (morning / day time shifts - available every other weekend)
  • Responsibilities :

    Activities of daily living that assist adults with physical disabilities, who self-direct their care, to live independently, including :

  • Transferring / positioning / turning
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Washing / bathing
  • Toileting including bowel, bladder and catheter care
  • Light housekeeping / laundry assistance
  • Meal preparation / assistance with eating
  • Follow through on programs developed by an occupational therapist, physiotherapist and / or speech therapist
  • Qualifications :

  • PSW certification or experience in the field preferred
  • Use of a vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of valid insurance
  • Ability to work shifts including days and / or evenings
  • Commitment to work alternate weekends
  • Successful criminal reference check
  • Employment medical
  • Environment Conditions : Exposure to :

    Exposure to :

  • Household cleaners, pets, smoke, temperature fluctuations, client action
  • Driving in inclement weather
  • Compensation : Probationary - $19.31

    Probationary - $19.31

    Wage grid - $19.31 - $20.13

    Provided :

  • Standard First / Aid CPR training
  • Health and Safety Orientation
  • Back Care, transfers and lifts training
  • AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities) Customer Service training
  • Documentation training
  • Other ongoing training opportunities
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Benefits for full time positions
  • Please note that students are welcome to apply, however, we do not hire specifically for full time summer employment.
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